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Chevron’s refinery blues just ordinary jazz

Chevron’s wailing and gnashing of teeth over the emergence of competition in the form of Burgan Cape Town Terminals is peculiar from some angles because o... Read Story

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US’ Agoa negotiators need to see SA reality

Kevin Lovell, the man at the helm of the South African Poultry Association, needs to be congratulated and supported, for trying to make sense to those Americans... Read Story

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Consumer spending in US hit by cold month

Consumer spending barely rose in February as frigid temperatures kept households away from malls and automobile dealerships, adding to signs the US economy slow... Read Story

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Budget intentions sound but results are doubtful
February 27 2015 at 04:30

The 2015 budget is well intentioned; however, the likelihood of achieving the desired result is doubtful. South African government finances are clearly under pressure.

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Time has come to take foot off pedal
February 26 2015 at 04:34

The 2015 Budget focused on amendments and refinements, with few big announcements or changes, writes Hylton Cameron.

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DA outlines better plan for Eskom and SA
February 26 2015 at 04:38

In the DA’s alternative budget for 2015/16 they suggest that Eskom should be subdivided into separate units; one for electricity generation, and the other for transmission.

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Budget to spur recovery is needed
February 25 2015 at 11:31

Rising state debt and social grants are pushing public finances over a cliff, say Thokozile Madonko and Dick Forslund.

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Minister faces a litany of problems in his maiden Budget
February 25 2015 at 04:41

Today is all about the Budget. Top of mind for most analysts will be whether the Finance Ministry, that does not have much fiscal room to work with, can craft a sustainable and believable Budget.

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Road to SA’s radical economic transformation is far and elusive
February 25 2015 at 04:40

At the outset, let me hasten to point out that the journey I am about to undertake through this opinion piece is aimed at outlining the rationale for radical economic transformation.

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Tax changes ahead as Nene looks for revenue
February 23 2015 at 04:42

Tax changes, guided by the recommendations of the Davis Tax Committee, will probably take centre stage when Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene reads the Budget on Wednesday.

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Puzzling report on poverty and budget austerity
February 24 2015 at 04:39

In November, the World Bank report “Fiscal Policy and Redistribution in an Unequal Society” was launched at a big Treasury seminar in Pretoria.

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Following in others’ footsteps or forging a new path?
February 24 2015 at 04:37

This is Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s first Budget, and we need to see if he will continue in the direction forged by his predecessor Pravin Gordhan or if he will chart a new course.

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A government ‘unable, unwilling’ to control itself
February 23 2015 at 04:43

Business Report editor Ellis Mnyandu’s heartfelt plea (February 16) for responsible political leadership, following the February 12 chaos in Parliament, is undoubtedly shared by many.

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